Opportunities: Call for Applications – SOLOCOREOGRAFICO Solo Dance Festival USA edition 2020 (Quartz Mountain, OK) Deadline – 26th of April 2020

The first U.S. edition of “SOLOCOREOGRAFICO Solo Dance Festival” will take place this Summer 2020, between the 30th of July and the 1st of August, in collaboration with Oklahoma International Dance Festival, at Quartz Mountain Resort Arts and Conference Center, Lone Wolf, Oklahoma.

Opportunities: Open Call – International Theatre, Art and New Technologies Festival, The Wonders of Possible, Kyber Theatre (Cagliari, Italy)

In November 2020, Kyber Theatre organizes in Cagliari (Italy) the 7th Edition of the International Theatre, Art and New Technologies Festival called “The Wonders of Possible”.

Opportunities: Fellowship Halcyon Arts Lab (Washington, DC) Deadline – April 08, 2020 at 5 PM EST

At the intersection of art and social change, this five-month residential fellowship is designed to provide support and resources to emerging artists working on projects which address issues of social justice, civic engagement, and community building. Arts Lab fellows strive to expand their practices and grow as leaders in their respective fields.

Opportunities: Festival (Rematia Theatre, Athens, Greece) Deadline – 03.04.2020

Our Festival’s coordinating team invites all artists from all different art spectrums to submit proposals regarding their participation to Our Festival 6, which will take place in September 2020 in Chalandri Athens at Rematia Theater.

Opportunities: Alphabet et Ultra 020 – Audition Notice (BO, Italy) Deadline – March 1, 2020

Alphabet et Ultra is a project of Nanou Associazione Culturale with the contribution of: Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna, Comune di Ravenna in collaboration and with the support of: Ravenna Festival e E production.

Opportunities: Open Call – Watermill Center Artist Residency Program – Deadline April 2, 2020

Applications for the 2021 Artist Residency Program are open from January 6, 2020 through April 3, 2020. The Watermill Center’s Artist Residency Program began in 2006, when The Center officially opened as a year-round facility. Each year collectives and individuals take up residence at The Center to live and develop works that critically investigate, challenge and extend the existing norms of artistic practice. The Artist Residency Program is process-based, without the expectation or promise of a final exhibition of the work. Watermill provides artists with time and space to focus on developing their practice in a communal environment that encourages experimentation. Artists-in-Residence share their creative process with the community through open rehearsals, workshops and artist talks. Art...

Opportunities: Love Sharing International Theatre and Nonviolence Festival – 6th Edition – Madness and Revolution (Cagliari) Deadline – 30/04/2020

Organized by Theandric, a drama company taking an innovative and experimental approach to political theatre, “Love Sharing” is the first International Festival dedicated to the culture of peace and non- violence.  Love Sharing Festival will be held in Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy) in October 2020.

Opportunities: Open Call For STARTAS2020_RESIDENCY (Rokiskis, Lituania) Deadline – February 22, 2020, 23:59 EEST

OPEN CALL FOR STARTAS2020_RESIDENCY (Rokiskis, Lituania) May 18-24, 2020 Deadline: February 22, 2020, 23:59 EEST Online Application: https://forms.gle/2Ed4e4fA6s3ygtLPA Fee to Participate or Apply: 0 Description Of Opportunity: About the festival: For the fourth time, the International Contemporary Art Festival STARTAS takes part in Rokiškis, Lithuania, organized by the Culture Center of Rokiškis, which is responsible for cultural activities in Rokiškis town and its region. Partly funded by Lithuanian Council for Culture and Rokiskis region municipality. Festival aims to present various contemporary art forms to Rokiškis community, to begin new collaboration among Lithuanian and foreign visual and performing arts performers. The event will focus on public attention to small towns in Lithua...

Opportunities: Open Call – LIVE WORKS Vol.8 (Dro, Italy)) Deadline – 27th March 2020 

Open Call – LIVE WORKS Vol.8 (Dro, Italy)) 6th – 27th July 2020 Deadline: 27th March 2020  Online Application: http://www.liveworksaward.com/call2020 Fee to Participate or Apply: 24 Euros Description Of Opportunity: LIVE WORKS Vol.8 6th – 27th July 2020 OPEN CALL a project by Centrale Fies  Open call deadline 27th March 2020  curated by Barbara Boninsegna (artistic director and founder of Centrale Fies) Simone Frangi (researcher, writer and curator)  Mentoring 2020 Krystel Khoury (researcher, anthropologist and cultural manager)  Staff  Production management Maria Chemello Production Stefania Santoni Comunication Virginia Sommadossi with Chiara Ciucci Giuliani Technical direction of Centrale Fies  info & contacts liveworks@centralefies.it  www.centralefies.it www.liveworksaward.c...

Opportunities: Open Call for M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2021: Quiet Riot (Singapore) Deadline – 6 March 2020

Open Call for M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2021: Quiet Riot (Singapore) 20 – 31 January 2021 Deadline: 6 March 2020 Online Application: http://www.singaporefringe.com/fringe2020/Fringe2021 Fee to Participate or Apply: No fee required Description Of Opportunity: The call for applications for Fringe 2021 is now open! The next edition’s theme of ‘Quiet Riot’ invites us to consider what resistance means today. Do protests necessarily have to be associated with destruction, or is there a place for quiet riots? We are looking for performance and live art works that will fall within that theme. Specifically, we are interested in original, process-driven, well researched works that prioritise social engagement and critical inquiry in the creation process. How To Apply: http://www.singaporefr...

Opportunities: Launch of ECC Performance Art, an online teaching and research institute for performance art and theory (online) Deadline –

Launch of ECC Performance Art, an online teaching and research institute for performance art and theoryFee to Participate or Apply: EUR 175 per course Description Of Opportunity:ECC Performance Art is an online teaching and research platform dedicated to strengthening the discipline of performance art by providing artists, scholars, and curators with a range of tools and insights for their professional growth. ECC Performance Art offers an extensive online course and workshop program related to key aspects of performance art practice, its theoretical investigation, as well as its documentation and forms of curation and exhibition. In addition, it offers a “Research and Practice” platform on which performance artists and theorists can share and develop their work-in-progress with peers and ...

Artist Development Series: How to Write an Artist Statement

Artist Statements are one of the most important and frustrating documents for an artist or company to create. One way of relieving the anxiety around writing one is to come to terms with the fact that it is not a final document and will never be complete. It is alive and changing for as long as the artist is making work. Still, it is an intense document to start as it is both succinct, needing to be under a page, and all-encompassing, needing to clearly state the artist's intention, history, and forms. Below we have gathered a few techniques to help get you started or to take the opportunity to update your already existing Artist Statement.